Special advisor John Hart, former GM of the Indians and Rangers, inherits the position on an interim basis. According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, he isn't believed to have interest in returning to the role full-time. Braves president and former general manager John Schuerholz, former manager Bobby Cox and Hart will conduct the search for a long-term replacement.
Fredi Gonzalez will remain manager of the team for now.
"We haven't gotten beyond the game of catch at this time. It hasn't been fluid or completely pain free," Reds manager Bryan Price said.
Daniel Corcino will take Latos' final turn Wednesday against the Brewers. After missing the first 2 1/2 months because of surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his left knee, Latos went 5-5 with a 3.25 ERA, 1.15 WHIP and 6.5 strikeouts per nine innings in 16 starts.
Now 15-10 with a 2.73 ERA, Lynn is scheduled to face Arizona on Saturday.
Simon had gone seven innings in four of his previous five starts, and he owned a 17-inning scoreless stretch before the Cards scored in the fifth. He'll take on the Pirates at home Saturday.
Butler went 2 for 4 with an RBI Sunday against the Tigers. It was just his sixth start in the team's last 15 games.
"He's all right," manager Bob Melvin told MLB.com. "Just got it pretty good on the foot. As a shortstop you have to have your range, and on the ball in the hole he was having a little trouble getting over there."
Lowrie is day to day.
Though Bogaerts is having a so-so rookie season, he has been terrific in September, batting .312 (24 for 77) with four home runs and an .840 OPS.
Alvarez had lost his starting third base job to Josh Harrison even before the injury, but he had begun transitioning to first base, making five starts there.